Okinawa Prefecture lies at the southernmost point of Japan and consists of 160 islands scattered across a vast sea. It’s the sole prefecture in Japan with a subtropical oceanic climate, so you’ll find an incredibly distinct ecosystem and culture here. Let us introduce you to all the unique charms of Okinawa, including the coral reefs and tropical fish swimming about its clear blue sea, forests that help preserve its unique ecosystem, its extraordinary traditional culture, and outdoor activities like watersports.
Here we’ll introduce stand-alone villas and cottages on the main island of Okinawa (northern, central, and southern regions, as well as Naha), Ishigaki Island, and Miyakojima Island. All the accommodations allow you to enjoy the vast, gorgeous nature that Okinawa offers with private pools, ocean views, etc. We also note down tourist spots near each place, so please have a look!
Okinawa Prefecture is made up of multiple islands, including the main island Okinawa and many outer islands such as Miyakojima, Ishigaki, and Iriomote. It’s most well known for its pristine white beaches and emerald green ocean, but it is also home to a unique ecosystem originating from its jungle climate. There are many ways you can experience its distinct nature for yourself, including cave diving, horse riding upon one of the prefecture’s native horse species on Yonaguni, and touring around in a traditional sabani boat.
There are three national parks within Okinawa: Yambaru National Park, Keramashoto National Park, and Iriomote-Ishigaki National Park. Why not visit these national parks to enjoy Okinawa’s vast nature and traditional culture? You can experience its endless charms, including Japan’s largest subtropical and mangrove forests, clear and pristine ocean, wide variety of coral reefs, distinct flora and fauna, and traditional village houses with red tile roofs.
Okinawa is a popular resort area thanks to its hot and humid subtropical climate, with the highest average annual temperatures in all of Japan. The prefecture has many beaches that are known for their pristine white sands and clear blue ocean, so it’s no wonder that many people flock to Okinawa during beach season. Let us introduce you to the top beaches on Okinawa and its surrounding islands; from ones that everyone know to hidden gems, we’ll go through the features and access info for each beach so that you can plan your ultimate Okinawa trip!
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